The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 112 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 17 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.66% 1.70% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 6.00% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 7
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £375 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
757 583 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.47% 28.40% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 316 326
Average daily rate £315 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Yorkshire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Yorkshire region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -19 11 £325 -18.75% 7
South Yorkshire -1 6 £364 -14.41%
North Yorkshire - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 24 (45.28%) Oracle
2 22 (41.51%) Windows
3 21 (39.62%) Linux
3 21 (39.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 20 (37.74%) SOA
5 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
6 15 (28.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (26.42%) WebLogic
8 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.64%) .NET
8 12 (22.64%) AIX
9 11 (20.75%) C#
9 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
9 11 (20.75%) MVC
9 11 (20.75%) WinForms
9 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (20.75%) WPF
9 11 (20.75%) Multithreading
10 10 (18.87%) WCF
10 10 (18.87%) BPEL
10 10 (18.87%) UNIX
11 9 (16.98%) CRM
11 9 (16.98%) Finance
11 9 (16.98%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (15.09%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (15.09%) Clustering
12 8 (15.09%) SQL
12 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
13 7 (13.21%) ITIL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (26.42%) WebLogic
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
6 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
7 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.77%) MQSeries
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.89%) FileNet
9 1 (1.89%) Apache
9 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.89%) Confluence
9 1 (1.89%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (1.89%) AquaLogic
9 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) FTP
1 4 (7.55%) SSL
2 2 (3.77%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) DataStage
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Ant
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) JConsole
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) JMeter
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.89%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.89%) dotCover
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) FindBugs
3 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.21%) CRM Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) SOA Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Installations Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.89%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (22.64%) .NET
3 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.75%) WinForms
3 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (20.75%) WPF
4 10 (18.87%) WCF
5 5 (9.43%) JMS
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
7 2 (3.77%) REST
7 2 (3.77%) XML
7 2 (3.77%) SOAP
7 2 (3.77%) Spring
7 2 (3.77%) JRockit
8 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.89%) Lucene
8 1 (1.89%) Ajax
8 1 (1.89%) J2EE
8 1 (1.89%) WSDL
8 1 (1.89%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) HACMP
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) DataPower
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Exalogic
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (41.51%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) AIX
4 10 (18.87%) UNIX
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) SOA
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) MVC
3 11 (20.75%) Multithreading
4 10 (18.87%) BPEL
5 9 (16.98%) CRM
6 7 (13.21%) ITIL
7 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) Project Management
9 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) C#
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 3 (5.66%) Jython
5 3 (5.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) PMP
1 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.89%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Control-M
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Oracle
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Siebel
3 5 (9.43%) HP
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) Mercator
6 1 (1.89%) Perforce
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) Sun